Tag: Animal welfare
Lack of access to MIQ endangers vets and animals
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is calling on the Government to take action when it comes to prioritising access to MIQ spaces.
After sustained but unsuccessful lobbying to achieve a commitment from the Minister for COVID-19 Response to allocate at least two rooms per week for vets entering the country, NZVA is concerned that lack of action is jeopardising the well-being of vets and the animals they look after.
Veterinary Association echoes concerns about feral cats used for rabbit control
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) has added its voice to the concerns already expressed by the Central Otago community and Predator Free NZ about feral cats being released onto rural properties in an attempt to manage rabbit and rodent populations.
Exclusive member benefit: NZVA Animal Welfare Hub!
We are excited to announce your latest NZVA member benefit, the Animal Welfare Hub! The Animal Welfare Hub has all the resources you need to keep yourself well informed about animal welfare science and to effectively lead conversations about animal welfare with clients.